College Athlete

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Jordan Foster

Jordan Foster is a former women’s soccer athlete at Eastern Kentucky University, where she set multiple school records while earning first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference honors in consecutive years. Jordan was named to the OVC Commissioners Honor Roll all four years of her collegiate career and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. Following graduation, she earned a scholarship to the University of Dayton School of Law, where she currently pursuing a J.D.

Olivia Linebarger

Olivia Linebarger is a former women’s basketball athlete at New York University, where she received UAA Winter Sport All-Academic honors and was named to the IAAC Fall Honor Roll all four years. She won several tournament awards, but her favorite accomplishment is taking over 30 charges her senior season. She plans to attend law school in the fall of 2020.

Tim Nevius

Tim Nevius is a former college baseball player, NCAA investigator, and sports attorney with over a decade of experience in college sports. While at the NCAA, Tim led high-profile investigations into top college football and basketball programs for violations of NCAA rules. After leaving the NCAA, he helped initiate and lead a federal class action on behalf of college athletes against the NCAA and DI conferences to challenge NCAA compensation restrictions. Since then, he formed his own New York sports law practice advocating for college athletes on a host of NCAA eligibility matters.  He has become a leading voice for NCAA reform, including as Founder and Executive Director of the College Athlete Advocacy Initiative.